[WASHINGTON] US consumer spending rose marginally in September while wages were unchanged, which could cast doubts on consumers' ability to continue driving the economy amid a deepening slump in...

[LONDON] British finance minister Sajid Javid said he was "turning the page on austerity" as he outlined spending increases which are widely seen part of a push for an early election by Prime...

THE beer isn't flowing like it used to in Spain's tourist hotspots, and Brexit is part of the problem.

[LONDON] Britain's Boris Johnson faces his first test at the ballot box Thursday in a by-election that could reduce his parliamentary majority to just one, as his new government vowed to double...

[WASHINGTON] US consumer spending and prices rose moderately in June, pointing to slower economic growth and benign inflation that could see the Federal Reserve cutting interest rates on Wednesday...

HOUSEHOLD spending in Japan rose at the fastest pace in four years in May, in a sign improving domestic demand will offer some support for an economy facing growing external pressure.

[ZHENGZHOU] Dressed in a smart black pantsuit behind the wheel of her pearl-white Audi, Zhao Na has come a long way from her roots in rural Henan province, in central China.

[LONDON] Britain is outspending its major European Union peers when it comes to investment projects as it tries to make up for past neglect.

CONSTRUCTION spending in Australia took a surprise spill last quarter as infrastructure came off the boil and home building hit a one-year low, a disappointing result that adds to signs of a...

MINNESOTA leaders are starting work on a US$2 billion light rail project, the state's largest infrastructure project - and the kind of spending that may help keep recession risk at bay....